Airline association chiefs have joined forces in calls to remove air traffic growth restrictions—such as overreaching government policies, exorbitant taxes, and a lack of cohesive and timely plans for air traffic management modernization and airport capacity expansion. In hard-hitting speeches in Kuala Lumpur at the annual Assn. of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) assembly of presidents, DG Andrew Herdman targeted “the straitjacket of overreaching government policies” of US ...

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